· May, 2007

Stories about Food from May, 2007

Panama: Political Season Heating Up, The Return of Noriega, and Crime in Panama: a Love Story

  30 May 2007

Presidential elections in Panama are not scheduled until May 2009, but bloggers are already keeping a watchful eye out for any developments. Another interesting turn of events that will arrive sooner than the elections is the expected release of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega. Finally, in addition to blog entries about visas, travel and food, one blogger's hopeful encounter with a beautiful woman turns out to be something more unexpected and less appealing.

Kuwait: What Kuwaitis Did This Week?

It's been yet another busy week for Kuwaiti bloggers who give us a break down of their day to day activities. While one contemplates why he should register to attend a film festival, others are visiting relatives and friends, ordering lunches in, comparing hypermarket prices and scrutinising Google Earth for places they didn't know existed in their country. Abdullatif Al Omar has more.

Brunei: Kaya Jam

  28 May 2007

Sing Yin prepares the local breakfast accompaniment kaya and shares the recipe and preparation on her blog.

Morocco's UN Refugee Office Closes its Doors

Cat in Rabat reports that The United Nations Refugee Office in Morocco has closed its doors after African migrants stormed the building on Saturday. “They were demanding financial assistance for accommodation and food, as well as residency papers, access to healthcare, and the right to work,” she says, adding: “There...

Kuwait: Cats on Menu

“Someone emailed me telling me that the ministry shut down the Jahra branch of the ***** restaurant because it turned out they were catching street cats and using their meat for their Shawerma. Today this news is in the papers and here is a link to an article from Al...

Peru: A Recommendation for Sonia

  23 May 2007

Mouth watering descriptions of the popular Peruvian dish ceviche, the specialty of Lima restaurant Sonia, are featured in this review on Klephblog. In addition to recommending the fish-based dish, he also recommends several other items on the menu and provides helpful directions to the eatery.

Israel: Candy Warning

Israeli blogger David Bogner isn't happy with candy he bought at a local store. His advice to his readers is: “Look, a word to the wise. Stay away from ‘Klipp Klapp ACE-FIT’ candies… and for G-d sakes, stay the hell away from anything containing Isomalt. Unless, of course, you enjoy...

Kuwait: Food, Protocol and Dust Storms

What is the difference between Chicken Majboos and Chicken Biryani? How do you react when you are suddenly face to face with the Amir (Ruler) of Kuwait? And how do you survive a dust storm? These are just some of the issues Kuwaiti bloggers are discussing this week and which Abdullatif Alomar keeps us updated with.

Trinidad & Tobago: Vital Supplies

  18 May 2007

“All Trinis have a story about Crix because it’s one of the first things we eat as children. I’ve eaten Crix with practically everything…it’s because of this versatility that Crix are affectionately known as ‘Vital Supplies’.”: Can Cook, Must Cook sings the praises of Trinidad and Tobago's most popular biscuit.

Korean dishes

  16 May 2007

This blog has put together recipes for some famous Korean dishes. If you don’t read Korean, try to guess the ingredients from the photos.

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